The project’s main aim is to raise awareness and provide practiceoriented improvements for effective ways of assuring a successful transition to independent life for residential care leavers, to help achieve successful integration into society and to promote active participation in social life.
The project has 3 Intellectual Outputs:
1. Gateways to integration - Development of research tools (interview guidelines)
2. Online platform for game - based toolkit for basic skills development for young people to get prepared for independent life, which contains 50 educational online games.
3. Social workout: Training material and training programme with practical tools addressed to young people and residential youth care workers, which will contain 160- 170 pages training material with practical tools, one transnational joint staff training event with the direct involvement and mobility of 16 youth care workers.
The After Care Center also has a sheltered residential home where young people over 18 live, but these young people are mentally disabled (middle and mildly handicapped). These young people have also tried the online game.